A coalition of South Asian civil society in Canada has condemned the mysterious death of activist Karima Baloch in her Toronto home and demanded a thorough investigation into the matter. She was vocal about Pakistan Army and govt atrocities in Balochistan. A joint statement by various groups said: "The culprits should be exposed and brought to justice as per the laws of Canada."
TORONTO, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- A customer wearing a face mask visits a Chinese supermarket selling mooncakes ahead of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Toronto, Canada, Sept. 24, 2020. The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival falls on Oct. 1 this year.
TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A security officer wearing protective gear keeps order outside a COVID-19 assessment center in Toronto, Canada, on Sept. 17, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in Canada rose to 140,539 on Thursday, with 9,199 deaths, according to CTV.
VANCOUVER, Sept. 9, 2020 (Xinhua) -- An Aquabus ferry carries a few tourists on board in Vancouver, Canada, Sept. 8, 2020. As summer winds down, tourism operators across British Columbia province are looking at staggering losses from a season constricted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
VANCOUVER, Sept. 6, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A student and her family member move belongings to her residence around the campus of University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Sept. 5, 2020. Students began to move in to their housing around the campus of University of British Columbia (UBC) on Saturday to prepare for the new academic year.
LONDON, Aug. 31, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Protesters hold placards with anti-racism messages during the Million People March demonstration in London, Britain, Aug. 30, 2020. Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of west London on Sunday in the Million People March to protest against systemic racism in the UK.
SENGLEA (MALTA), Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- Migrants wait for disembarkation from a patrol boat of the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) in Senglea, Malta, on Aug. 20, 2020. The Armed Forces of Malta rescued a group of 118 migrants, including 10 women, five children and a baby, after their boat was sinking and the migrants were drowning, Home Affairs Minister Byron Camilleri said on Thursday.
PARIS, Aug. 5, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People wear masks while enjoying the sea in Nice, southern France, Aug. 4, 2020. Amidst fears of a second pandemic wave, France has made wearing mask compulsory in busy pedestrian streets and uncovered markets in addition to tourists spots in many cities, including Lille, Nice and La Mayenne.
VANCOUVER, July 28, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People carrying rainbow umbrellas attend the Pride Week flag raising ceremony outside Vancouver City Hall in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on July 27, 2020. A pride flag raising ceremony was held outside Vancouver City Hall to kick off the Pride Week with most of the events available virtually
HARARE, July 23 (Xinhua) -- People wait for hitchhiking at a bus station in Harare, Zimbabwe, on July 22, 2020. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday announced a raft of more strict lockdown measures including imposing a curfew from 6 pm to 6 am to curb rising cases of COVID-19.
TORONTO, July 21 (Xinhua) -- A patient wearing a face mask is wheeled out from an ambulance to a hospital in Toronto, Canada, July 20, 2020. The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 111,124 as of Monday, according to the Canadian government.
BARRIE (CANADA), July 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People wearing face masks exercise at a reopened fitness club in Barrie, Ontario, Canada, on July 17, 2020. The majority of Ontario moved into Stage 3 of the provincial governments COVID-19 recovery plan on Friday, with fitness centers, movie theaters, playgrounds and restaurants indoor service allowed to reopen. The Greater Toronto Area will remain in Stage 2.
VIENNA, July 16 (Xinhua) -- Passengers wait at the Vienna International Airport in Vienna, Austria, on July 15, 2020. The Vienna Airport registered a decline of 95.4% to 138,124 travelers in June 2020 compared with the previous year. The accumulated passenger volume in the period January to June 2020 fell by 65.3% to 5.1 million.
ANKARA, July 15, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (R) and his Maltese counterpart Evarist Bartolo attend a joint press conference in Ankara, Turkey, July 14, 2020.
LAGOS, July 12, 2020 (Xinhua) -- An excavator works on the ruins after a building collapse accident in Lagos, Nigeria, July 11, 2020. At least two people were killed and eight others injured on Saturday after a residential building collapsed in Lagos, Nigerias economic hub.